Fighter pilot experience in France

Become a fighter pilot for a day. Engage your enemy during a laser air combat dogfight in France. This is a unique aerial combat experience, done over the vineyards of Bordeaux. After a full morning briefing about flying techniques and air combat, you will be the top gun pilot engaging in a real dogfight. Each aircraft is equipped with a laser targeting system and smoke system. Aim, shoot, and see your rival aircraft smoke as you hit the plane. This amazing experience is done near Bordeaux in France.

You will be welcomed from 9h00 for breakfast
Meet the fighter pilots
Morning briefing: flying techniques, presentation of the aircrafts, dogfight and aerial combat techniques
Lunch: eat with the team (cost at your expense)
Afternoon: two flights per person. Each flight last between 40mn to 1hour depending on resistance and strength of participants. Live a unique and extraordinary experience as you engage in a real air combat experience. Each flight follows a mission designed from the start of the flight – see below the variety of missions you can choose from.
Late afternoon: debrief. Drinks.

1st mission :

The planes take-off within 10s of each other
Tight formation flying (1 to 2m)
Evolutions in formation flight
Follow your leader – one aircraft follows the other within 3s, in formation (enables to get practice for future combat maneuvers) – then switch roles
Offensive set-up: Plane 2 positions itself 100m and 45° behind Plane 1: fight is on. Learn to master trajectories and targeting. When Plane 2 is hit, switch positions.
Various offensive set-up are repeated.
Demonstration of a dogfight by the fighter pilots
Back to the airfield in formation flight
Landing
Debrief
2nd mission:

The planes take-off within 10s of each other
Tight formation flying (1 to 2m)
Offensive set-ups: 2 set-ups are done per person
Face to face set-up
Back to the airfield in formation flight
Landing
Debrief
For security reasons, controls of the aircraft are held by the fighter pilot when in Leader position.

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